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Ok, so, I recently purchased hosting (expensive hosting) the other day for one of my websites, and thought maybe we could move Brickipedia to Brickipedia.org (which Ajr currently holds). This hosting (siteground.com), currently supports MediaWiki and is easy to install. We could also control which skins we want, extensions we may need, etc. (we could also use the wikia skin). Just a thought, so discuss. Skdhjf(Talk!) 18:51, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

Didn't we decide to move the site a few months ago? And then do nothing? -Cligra Join the redlink war!

Move or move not, there is no should - Lantern Power! Power of Imagination Funny Purple Guy! Greenlantern's Light!

Maybe we're just fine here..... archive? :S Skdhjf(Talk!) 19:21, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

  • In the end with that forum, I think it died because Wikia gave us them new namespaces and so we all focused on them. - CJC 19:40, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

I guess we don't need to move... As we seem just fine here. Skdhjf(Talk!) 19:41, February 16, 2012 (UTC)

  • Oh, btw, you probably don't want to use any hosting companies one click style installers for a MediaWiki installation of the scale that Brickipedia will need... --Lewis Cawte (Talk - Contact) 22:55, February 16, 2012 (UTC)
    • Lovin' the way you always appear when we need your advice :) - nxt
  • I would have to agree that we're just fine here. And Lcawte is probably right, as well. Drewlzoo(talk) (blogs)
  • I disagree - we aren't fine on Wikia. However, moving would ultimately hurt us more than it would help us since Wikia wouldn't close this down after us, so we'd be better to stay. ajr 23:50, February 17, 2012 (UTC)
    • I would agree with you mainly, but I don't think the fact that they wouldn't close this is the biggest problem :P - nxt
      • No, it is. We would be fine from the technical end on our own - MediaWiki is generally pretty easy to manage. The two largest issues would be the wikia site, and spam (one thing that Wikia is good at preventing). ajr 17:19, February 22, 2012 (UTC)
        • Not from a financial point of view in my opinion, for a site of Brickipedia's standard, ie, 20k pages, and a bunch of active editors, we probably need some form of more privileged hosting, since we're not going to be mirroring a mass of files or have load balancing servers :P Web hosting companies will get annoyed pretty quick... --Lewis Cawte (Talk - Contact) 19:03, February 22, 2012 (UTC)
            • @Ajr, we could delete everything, put "We have moved" notices up, make the graphics look rubbish ect. Then just make sure an admin edits now ad then. - nxt
              • No... Wikia just reverts that as soon as they find out (which is quickly), and removes the admin rights from all of our accounts. That's happened many times before. ajr 16:43, February 23, 2012 (UTC)
                • Oh, okay. <dictatership...> - nxt

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